FAQ

 

 

French in immersion programmes

 

I don’t speak at all or very little French, may I come for an « in immersion programme » ?    Yes.

If you do not speak French at all, you are considered as a « complete beginner » in the language. We have a programme specially designed for you (cf. Le “Débutant Complet »). If you have only basic knowledge, you can join any other « in immersion programme ». All our courses are tailor-made and we form the groups according to the level of each participant. You can also chose a private programme.

 

May I come to learn French with my family ?    Yes.

You can absolutely follow a course or a programme with your family. Feel free to contact us to organise it together.

 

How many people are there per group in the morning ?

You will be a maximum of 4 participants of a same level per group. Our method is based on oral communication. With this small number, we can guarantee an optimal speaking time to everyone.

 

We are two, can we be in the same group ?  Yes.

If the two of you have the same level, you will be in the same group. If not but you still would like to be in the same group, you will have to ask for a specific private programme.

 

Are the teachers French ?   Yes.

We are both French with more than fifteen years of experience in teaching French to foreign adults.

 

I would like to be accompanied by a teacher at lunch(es), is it necessary to reserve in advance ?    Yes.

All lunches included in our programmes are taken with a teacher. For optionnal lunche(s), it is necessary to reserve at registration.

 

I have a special diet, may I have adapted meals ?     Yes.

You will have to inform us at registration.

 

 Who organise the activities ?

We take care of the organisation and transport  for the activities planned in your programme.

 

What kind of activities do you offer ?

We offer various activities like tastings (wine, cheese, regional specialities…), excursions (vineyards, truffle patch…), privatised cultural visits (villages, museums, monuments…) or some workshops (cooking lessons, wine tasting techniques, …). We organise these according to the season, the climate, the availability and the number of people.

 

Do I need a car during the training ?

Our courses location are often out villages and generally not served by public transport. We therefore recommend you to organise your travels. You can either come by car or rent one at your arrival. This will also allow you to take full advantages of the area and to go dinner in the numerous restaurants of the surroundings if you want to.

 

Can I park my car safely ?    Yes.

Our courses location all have a private space with a closed parking.

 

Can I sleep at the place I take my courses ?

All our courses location offer accommodations. We can help you to communicate with them if necessary. Feel free to contact us for more information.

 

How should I pay and what are the payment conditions ?

All our courses and programmes are to be paid at registration. We do not book any unpaid course. The payment has to be in euros, net of exchange fees and by bank transfer.

 

 

Face-to-face & Distancial courses

 

How are Skype courses working ?

We offer a free trial lesson to help you determine if distance learning would suit you. If so, it will then give us the opportunity to assess your level and eventually to determine with you real objectives, a number of lessons and a schedule.

 

How should I pay and what are the payment conditions ?

All our courses are to be paid at registration. We do not book any unpaid course. The payment has to be in euros, net of exchange fees and by bank transfer.

If you finance the training by the CPF, please follow the process on www.moncompteformation.gouv.fr

 

Where are the course in face-to-face held ?

The courses are led in one or the other of our partner locations depending on their availability (Caumont-sur-Durance, Carpentras, Avignon, Sorgues…)

 

When are the courses held ?  Can I choose the time of my courses ?

Courses can be held from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm. (exceptionally on Saturday).

The schedule is established with the teacher depending on each other availabilities.

 

 

Les cours en entreprise

 

How many people are there per group ?

You will be a maximum of 6 participants of a homogenous level per group.

 

Could i take some private courses in-company ?  Yes

 

How should I pay and what are the payment conditions ?

All our courses and programmes are to be paid at registration. We do not book any unpaid course. The payment has to be in euros, net of exchange fees and by bank transfer.

If you finance the training by the CPF, please follow the process on www.moncompteformation.gouv.fr

 

 

Les séminaires

 

How many people are there per group in intensive seminar ?

You will be a maximum of 4 participants of a same level per group. Our method is based on oral communication. With this small number, we can guarantee an optimal learning time to everyone.

 

Could i take a private intensive seminar ?  Yes

 

Are the lunches taken with a teacher ?  Yes

 

I have a special diet, may I have adapted meals ?     Yes.

 

I don’t live in the region, can I sleep at the place I take my courses ?

All our courses location offer accommodations. We can help you to communicate with them if necessary. Feel free to contact us for more information.

 

How should I pay and what are the payment conditions ?

All our courses and programmes are to be paid at registration. We do not book any unpaid course. The payment has to be in euros, net of exchange fees and by bank transfer.

If you finance the training by the CPF, please follow the process on www.moncompteformation.gouv.fr

 

 

The  “Compte Personnel de Formation” – “CPF”

 

What is it and how does it work ?

How do i know my available budget for a training ?

Where to find training eligible for the “CPF” ?

What do i do if I don’t have enough money on my CPF account ?

 

You will find answers to all those questions on : the training rights in France”

 

 

Do I have to get the agreement of my employer to follow a training financed by the CPF ? No

You don’t need the agreement of your employer. The training financed by CPF may be totally independent of your job or activity.

 

Can I follow a training financed by CPF during my work time ?

You need your employer agreement to follow a training financed by CPF during your work time. Indeed, the employer can refuse as training via CPF might have nothing to do with your job.

 

 

Accessibility & people with reduced mobility

 

Courses are led in our different partners locations. The accesss to the people with reduced mobility depend on the regularity compliance of each one.

To be sure the place is accessible, please contact us.

 

 

Feel free to contact us if you have any other question or request, we will be happy to answer you !